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Rocky, Yoda and Dame Edna...8 of the world's oddest statues

Arnold Schwarzenegger has commissioned three statues of himself but we wonder if these celebs would be happy with their bronzed selves.

LAST WEEK, FORMER politician and ex-movie star Arnold Schwarzenegger commissioned three bronze statues of himself.

The monuments – one of which he will keep for himself – will be eight foot high and weigh 580 pounds each.

However, he is not the only celebrity to be commemorated with life-size replicas of themselves.

Here we unveil eight other famous people who have been made eternal through flattering – but often unusual – statues:

Rocky, Yoda and Dame Edna...8 of the world's oddest statues
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    A statue of Star Wars character Yoda stands proudly in The Presidio of San Francisco. Image: Doug Sawyer on FlickrSource: Doug Sawyer via Flickr
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    Men dressed in chicken costumes stand by a huge statue of the film character Rocky Balboa after it was unveiled in the village square in Zitiste, north of Belgrade in 2007. The village of Zitiste has repeatedly suffered heavy flooding, gaining a disaster-prone reputation. Fed up, the locals started contemplating how to change that image and revive the village, which is one of the poorest in northern Serbia, and decided to erect the statue of Rocky. AP Photo/Srdjan Ilic
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    Dame Edna at the Docklands in Melbourne, Australia. She is joined at Waterfront City by fellow Ozzie Kylie Minogue. Image: Sweet One on FlickrSource: Sweet One via Flickr
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    Pop sensation Justin Bieber and his girlfriend Selena Gomez have been immortalised - in the nude - by sculptor Daniel Edwards, who once crafted the controversial piece depicting Britney Spears giving birth. Image: Daniel Edwards
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    A woman poses with the bust of US actor Johnny Depp in the village of Drvengrad in south Serbia. Depp once opened a film and music festival there and was honoured with the statue. Image: AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic
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    Michael Jackson's statue (top) was erected in Prague in a spot once occupied by a massive 12-metre high and 30-metre wide monument of Stalin (bottom) on the occasion of Jackson's first concert of his world History tour in 1996. The Stalin monument shown in a 1956 file photo was taken down and destroyed in 1963. Image: AP Photo/Tomas Turek/CTK
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    Marilyn Monroe is remembered in her most famous pose on Michigan Avenue in Chicago. Image: Stephanie Himango/NBC/NBC NewsWire via AP Images
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    Controversial artist Daniel Edwards strikes again with a bronzed "poop" belonging to Suri, the daughter of Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise. Image: Daniel Edwards

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